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Jose Jaime oral history recording, Part 1

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WCM_OH_2.pdf

Title

Jose Jaime oral history recording, Part 1

Description

An audio recording of an oral history of Jose Jaime. Jose Jaime was born in 1942 in Temascaltepec, Mexico in the state of Morales. Jose was the youngest of 10. His family of farmed, but had considerable difficulty supporting themselves and were affected by the Campesino Movement under the leadership of Emeliano Zapata. He attended Seminary in Cuernavaca, and came to Mount Angel in 1963 to graduate college. He worked between Mexico and the US through the Catholic Church and community organizing. Jose worked for the Valley Migrant League in 1965, and returned to continue his studies in theology.

In this interview, Jose describes working for the Valley Migrant League and the beginnings of Centro Cultural in Cornelius. He discusses some issues of migrant labor and camp conditions, and the various administration changes that occurred while Centro Cultural was establishing itself in the community. Near the end of the interview Jose discusses leaving the ministry, returning to Washington County to marry, work as a probation officer and later at OHSU.

Creator

Jaime, Jose

Contributor

O'Rourke, Michael

Date

2001

Source

Washington County Museum

Is Part Of

Latino Oral History collection

Subject

Hispanic Americans -- History

Extent

1 sound cassette (1 hr., 34 min.)

Identifier

WCM_OH_2

Spatial Coverage

Washington County (Or.)
Cornelius (Or.)

Rights

In Copyright

Original Format

Audiocassettes

Citation

Jaime, Jose, “Jose Jaime oral history recording, Part 1,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed March 23, 2019, https://exhibits.lib.pacificu.edu/items/show/4916.

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